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No one is forcing you to celebrate BHM, so stop complaining about it.

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Even knowing America’s history, the Justice Dept. is surprising me

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Why is your patriotism as random as a lottery ticket?

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Subtle ways to figure out your dog needs visual help before it’s too late

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Part 2: In the event of an emergency, my dog goes to …

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Understanding just how sensitive your dog’s ears are to loud noise

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Finding a place for your service animal to relieve herself

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Multiply your own loneliness in social isolation 3x to equate it for dogs

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Dog boots probably won’t go over well at first

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